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Nixon sues to cover costs of tire cleanup

Thursday, June 23, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 2:32 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, July 2, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Attorney General Jay Nixon is suing a man to help cover cleanup costs for 60,000 tires dumped near Plattsburg.

Nixon said he already reached an agreement with the landowner, who agreed to pay $11,000 to help clean up the site and a $3,000 penalty.

Now Nixon alleges Mike Libeer of Independence was

the one who dumped the tires. Nixon filed suit in Clinton County Circuit Court to get Libeer

to help cover cleanup costs, which are expected to reach $135,000.

Nixon also seeks fines of up to $1,000 a day for each day the tires remain at the site.

There was no phone listing for Mike Libeer in or around Independence.


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